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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL)

Number of Examinees and Percent of Examinees Passing Each Test by Examinee Category*

Test Administration: November 20, 2004

Test Name First-Time Test Takers Test Retakers
N % Passing N % Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading3,00385.463452.4
Writing2,96971.01,17834.3
Both Subtests2,92967.733511.0
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading11100.0----
Writing1181.8----
Both Subtests1181.8----
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood20950.715327.5
Elementary84681.221633.8
History21972.66347.6
English25578.07946.8
Reading6055.02030.0
Mathematics14365.77647.4
General Science6190.21275.0
Physics1957.91030.0
Chemistry3565.71428.6
Biology6755.23930.8
Earth Science2437.51723.5
Latin757.1475.0
Music5794.7540.0
Visual Art7578.72250.0
Business2878.6450.0
Health Education2857.11050.0
Physical Education5671.41942.1
French2839.31816.7
German5100.0----
Spanish6869.13633.3
Chinese666.7----
Italian1485.710.0
Russian1100.0----
Portuguese8100.0----
Technology Education1172.71050.0
Speech**250.010.0
Theater1145.510.0
Dance475.020.0
Middle School Mathematics14959.16134.4
Political Science/Philosophy1478.6714.3
Middle School Humanities3534.32520.0
Middle School Math/Science4153.71225.0
Academically Advanced1100.0----
Elementary Mathematics2544.010.0
English Language Learners5461.1366.7
Adult Basic Education862.5----
Foundations of Reading1,17960.164944.8
 
All Subject Tests3,85367.61,59039.6
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test81965.0166.3


Total Number of Test Takers:8,536
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:5,621 (65.9)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:2,915 (34.1)


Last Updated: January 3, 2005
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